Giant spectacular in Liverpool to mark World War One

The Government has chosen the North West to host the country's flagship event for this year's commemoriation of the First World War centenary.

Liverpool will host the event - millions of people are expected to watch five days of street theatre from the company who brought three giant puppets to the city in 2012.

Two of the puppets will return to tell the moving story of how Britain prepared for war 100 years ago.

Organisers hope it will fire the imagination of young people to learn more about the history of the conflict.

Andy Bonner reports

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Giants to make spectacular return to Liverpool

Giant puppets will transport Liverpool 100 years in the past, when the world was on the brink of the First World War.